5-9 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2007

5-9 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2007

Millions of current U.S. dollars

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Commodity and code Exports Imports Total trade Balance
Motor vehicles and parts (87) 106,994 214,467 321,461 -107,473
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts (88) 75,952 21,844 97,796 54,108
Ships, boats, and floating structures (89) 3,160 1,923 5,083 1,237
Railway or tramway locomotives and parts (86) 2,752 1,669 4,421 1,083
Total, transportation commodities 188,858 239,903 428,761 -51,045
Total, all commodities 1,162,708 1,953,699 3,116,407 -790,991
Transportation commodities share of trade 16.2% 12.3% 13.8% 6.5%

Notes: The numbers in parentheses are the classification categories from the Harmonized Tariff Schedule.

Classification category (87) also includes bicycles, wheelchairs, and baby carriages.

Total trade = exports plus imports. Balance = exports minus imports.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb, available at http://dataweb.usitc.gov as of October 2008.